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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of Gladstone Regional Council area’s male resident workforce than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which Gladstone Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Gladstone Regional Council area, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in Gladstone Regional Council area are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Gladstone Regional Council area - Males20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3312.23.62851.73.5+46
Mining8415.53.87874.84.1+54
Manufacturing3,07020.28.64,00824.312.0-938
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6524.31.75933.61.8+59
Construction2,55016.714.93,26619.814.5-716
Wholesale Trade3492.33.44582.84.6-109
Retail Trade8535.68.07364.58.2+117
Accommodation and Food Services6504.36.15293.25.4+121
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,65310.97.41,70810.37.5-55
Information Media and Telecommunications510.31.3380.21.3+13
Financial and Insurance Services560.42.1680.42.1-12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1881.21.82001.21.6-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0306.86.41,3638.36.6-333
Administrative and Support Services3622.43.12801.72.9+82
Public Administration and Safety6144.07.05733.57.0+41
Education and Training3692.44.73462.14.2+23
Health Care and Social Assistance2791.85.41911.24.7+88
Arts and Recreation Services710.51.6450.31.3+26
Other Services4813.24.05263.24.0-45
Industry not classified7855.25.25103.12.7+275

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.6% Mining, Queensland: 3.8% Manufacturing, Queensland: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.7% Construction, Queensland: 14.9% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.4% Retail Trade, Queensland: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 7.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 5.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 4.0% Industry not classified, Queensland: 5.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.2% Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.5% Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 20.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.3% Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: 16.7% Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.3% Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 10.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.0% Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.5% Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.2% Industry not classified, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gladstone Regional Council area: +46 Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: +54 Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: -938 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +59 Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: -716 Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: -109 Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: +117 Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +121 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: -55 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: +13 Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -333 Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +82 Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: +41 Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: +23 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: +88 Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +26 Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -45 Industry not classified, Gladstone Regional Council area: +275
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the male resident workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (3,070 people or 20.2%)
  • Construction (2,550 people or 16.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,653 people or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,273 people in total or 47.7% of the total male resident workforce.

In comparison, Queensland employed 8.6% in Manufacturing; 14.9% in Construction; and 7.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (20.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (1.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.0% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-938 male resident workforce)
  • Construction (-716 male resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-333 male resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+275 male resident workforce)

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